Photos & poetry: Bespoke(n) at the V&A

Back in February, some of my poems from the Bespoke(n) project were exhibited at the fashion hall at the V&A during the Friday Late Hackney Wick Takeover.   The poems were hand printed onto pattern paper alongside poetry from Tara Bergin and hung next to a coat by Nathalie Limon, which was made using Meldola's Blue (a … Continue reading Photos & poetry: Bespoke(n) at the V&A

Bespoke(n) at the V & A: Friday 28 February

The writing and tailoring project Bespoke(n) will be exhibiting at the V&A on Friday 28 February 2014 as part of the Friday Late: Hackney Wick Takeover. Our part of the exhibition will centre around our talented tailoress, Nathalie Limon, who will be exhibiting a coat made from fabrics associated with the history of Hackney Wick, as well … Continue reading Bespoke(n) at the V & A: Friday 28 February

Do you tailor your writing?

Writing and tailoring have a surprising amount in common, from drafting patterns/stories to weaving metaphorical and actual threads. So i'm very excited to be one of the writers on Helen Limon's Bespoke(n) project, and that over the next few months I'll have the opportunity to discuss and respond to the process of tailoring clothing for … Continue reading Do you tailor your writing?